EAMs delivery

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Mo19072, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. Mo19072

    Mo19072 Member

    So I used to be an air driver and I delivered EAMs. After I made FT, the sup kept asking me to come early and help with EAMs when there are too many for the two air drivers to handle.
    I didn’t mind in the beginning and I liked the OT. But it kept happening at least twice a week even after I got seniority. Can I just tell him to look for someone else? We FT drivers do we have to work outside our regular start time when asked to?
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  2. Your sup should be asking for volunteers by seniority.
    That's extra work according to article 40
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  3. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Most drivers here would kill to do eams and get off early those days. You run out of hours quicker.
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  4. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Get on the 9.5 list if you don’t want extra hours
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  5. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    I guarantee that there is a higher seniority driver that wants those hours. Find that driver, tell him/her what is happening and that he/she should grieve it. Once you do that, you should only be working on Saturdays when you are forced (I am referring to extra work.)

    That was exactly how it worked in my center.
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  6. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    EAMs? I thought those are the boxes they toss on my seat and I sheet them late when I get there.
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  7. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Yeah they are. That's why they are late when you scan them smart guy. ;)
  8. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    Can you put a picture of Daves face on a spider and post it on the scary bugs thread?
  9. DriverNerd

    DriverNerd Active Member

    I bet if you just told him you didn't want to do it, he'd just find someone else. I doubt he'd care.
  10. KoennenTiger

    KoennenTiger Active Member

    Tell the FSP drivers around that you GET to run eams. One of them will take them from you. Easiest OT ever. I mean heck come find me I'll take that easy work.
  11. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Already did a cat. Gosh you're demanding.
  12. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    If higher seniority doesn’t want to, they can force bottom up.

    If you’re higher seniority then others below you that aren’t doing it, you can grieve to make company force them on first.
  13. Steelheader

    Steelheader The Fishing UPS Guy

    Commit is 230pm on my EAM. Only commit I have.
  14. KoennenTiger

    KoennenTiger Active Member

    When you're running them it's one commit then another within an hour.

    Give them to you on your seat? I don't think you actually have any commit after that
  15. KoennenTiger

    KoennenTiger Active Member

    Oh they'll still show late in your board
  16. Dr.Brownz

    Dr.Brownz Well-Known Member

    If you are starting before your scheduled start time I believe it's OT Pay for those hours. Maybe your supplement is different, ask steward. Either that or just say hey FT sup I don't want the extra work anymore.
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  17. Steelheader

    Steelheader The Fishing UPS Guy

    I used to have a commit route. I don't miss those days at all. I remember them being tossed on my seat and told to deliver first stop. Unfortunately I had a trailer on when I left. Thankfully since I was still remote (literally on the edge of 1030 commit area) they already had one attempt done by time I started. It would always show late, but the EAM driver always had already made first attempt due to my distance from center and having to hitch up and tow trailer.
  18. Steelheader

    Steelheader The Fishing UPS Guy

    Oh and commit actually shows 230pm in my board. Maybe it's 2. I rarely get EAMs. I know it's 2 or 230pm commit and shows as such in the board.
  19. lolbr

    lolbr Active Member

    Not sure about all supplements, but around here, if your start time is 8:30, and they have you come in at 6:30 for EAM's, then those first two hours are overtime. Not only that, but those two hours also count toward the over 8 hours in a day overtime. Meaning, you should not have more than 6 hours of straight time for the day.
  20. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

    It’s probably 2. I had one of those on my peak route this past year. I’ve also covered a route that would on a rare occasion get an 11am EAM that is farther away from the building than the 2pm EAM was.